There’re various Partition Manager over the internet, some of them are free of cost and some are paid. PartitionGuru is also a free software that includes Partition Manager, Data Recovery and Backup software – an all-in-one tool for Windows PC. PartitionGuru helps you to manage your disk partitions, backup and restore data, as well as recover deleted files which have even deleted from the Recycle Bin.
The PartitionGuru comes with a simple and easy to use interface. Once downloaded and installing on your computer, you have to take care. Don’t install this application to the partition where you want to recover files. Otherwise, files will be destroyed and can not be recovered forever.
After installing, when you will launch the PartitionGuru, it scans the PC thoroughly and lists down all the existing partitions, including both the Primary and Extended drives.
It also provides information pertaining to statistical information of the drive. The toolbar of the program comes with frequently used options like:
- Save All
- Partition Recovery
- File Recovery
- Quick Partition
- New Partition
- Backup Partition
The PartitionGuru is free, but yet very powerful and offers all the 3 modules – Partition Management, Data Recovery, and Backup & Restore functions.
Let’s see one by one all the 3 modules:
The PartitionGuru comes with a free partition manager software that creates a disk and also manages it. This tool can create a partition, delete a partition, format partition, resize a partition, and split partition without any loss of your data loss, assign drive letters, etc. It can also recover lost or formatted partitions and repair partition table.
Once right click on any drive, you can access all options.
It offers various options : create new partition, format current partition, delete current partition, Hide/unhide current partition, mark partition as active, remove partitions’ active mark, modify partition parameters, convert to primary, convert to logical, resize partition, extend partition, split partition, recover lost files, save scan progress, clone partition to image file, restore partition from image file, clone partition, erase free space, assign new drive letter, remove drive letter, set volume name, reload current partition, load current partition intelligently, close recovery partition and close the interpreted partition.
PartitionGuru also offers a data recovery software, to recover lost data. All you have to do is that right click on any desired partition and select “Recover lost file”.
A new recovery box will open, then hit the Start button to initiate the process of scanning and recovering files.
Backup & Restore
It is always good practice to keep data backup to prevent any data loss. PartitionGuru also offers backup function and even supports incremental backup which increases practicability and convenience. It backup partition to image file from which the partition can be restored.
For doing a backup, launch PartitionGuru and from the toolbar of the program, click Backup partition. Select the partition and image file, then click the Start. Backup takes a huge time according to the data, hence here you can choose from options : When Finished – Power Off. It will switch off the PC when the job is done.